News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2021

AARP TAXAIDE at the Shrewsbury Senior Center

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The Shrewsbury Senior Center is hosting the AARP TAXIDE program on Thursdays. Please call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 to get your name on our list and AARP will call you to schedule your appointment. Appointments at the Center are limited to 20 minu...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
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PRESS RELEASE 02-25-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Attitude Survey

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Survey

The Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) has developed a survey to assess vaccination attitudes and the degree of vaccine hesitancy among people in Massachusetts. The results from the survey will be used to under...

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COVID-19 VACCINE ATTITUDE SURVEY Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 25, 2021

COVID Vaccination Update from Council on Aging

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging is working hard to book COVID vaccination appointments for Shrewsbury seniors. Due to the increased wait times and technical difficulties we are unable to assist with booking appointments at this time. If you are able, plea...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-24-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 24, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a new $4.7 million initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccine equity in the 20 communities most disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The Administration also announced 11 h...

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MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Vaccine Distribution & Additional Eligible Groups in Phase 2

PRESS RELEASE: February 17, 2021

Letter from Secretary Sudders

Important information about the state’s effort regarding vaccination distribution, where demand vastly exceeds current supply. The Baker-Polito Administration is committed to the effective, effi...

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PRESS RELEASE 02-17-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 5, 2021

For Immediate Release: February 5, 2021 - Vaccine Distribution for Shrewsbury

February 5, 2021

The Town of Shrewsbury would like to acknowledge all of the fears, anxiety, stress, frustration, and uncertainty that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented. It has been draining for everyone and we want you to know that you are not&...

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Press Release of February 5, 2021 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Get News Directly from the Council on Aging

The Shrewsbury Senior Center and Council on Aging uses various methods to communicate with the seniors of Shrewsbury.  You can sign up for News Flashes right to your email:

https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Virtual Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief and Loss Support Group (Meets Virtually)

This informal support group focuses on bereavement issues, but other types of loss are considered as well.  The group will meet virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:30 to 12:00 no...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Update from EOEA

January 25th Update from Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Below and attached please find attached information related to the announcement on the February 1st start of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, including information regarding projected timeline, e...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 26, 2021

MA RMV Senior Hours Extended through March

Massachusetts RMV Extends Designated Wednesday Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older Through February & March

Expands available senior appointment types to include registration & title transactions in addition to in-person licens...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information as of January 19, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR PHASE TWO

INTRODUCTION

First and foremost, we’d like to acknowledge all of the anxiety, stress, and fear that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. We realize how difficult this has been and continues to be for you...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Update from the Council on Aging - January 15, 2021

What's Happening at the Shrewsbury Council on Aging?

Upcoming Events

Virtual Zumba Gold for Seniors 

Mondays at 11:15AM

Shrewsbury Parks & Rec has teamed up with The Core Fitness in Northboro to offer Seniors a Zumba fitness offerings. Y...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Sponsored Grab and Go Meals Through April 30th

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The Shrewsbury Council on Aging is proud to sponsor all Grab and Go Meals for from now until April 30th. Grab and Go Meals are available for all Shrewsbury residents, 60 and over. Visit our Grab and Go webpage for menus here: www.shrewsburyma.gov/989/Grab...

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Grab and Go Meal Webpage Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Virtual Zumba from Shrewsbury Parks and Rec!

Shrewsbury Parks & Rec has teamed up with The Core Fitness in Northboro to offer Seniors a Zumba fitness offering. You can purchase a 6 class pass for $24 that can be used on Zumba Gold virtual class. Once you register with Parks and Rec, the Core Con...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Food Pantry at the Shrewsbury Council on Aging

Don't Go Hungry!

The Shrewsbury Council on Aging has created a food sharing pantry for Shrewsbury Seniors at the Shrewsbury Senior Center @ 98 Maple Ave,

Frozen meals, soups and desserts are available from Heart to Home Meals in Marlborough

This foo...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Shrewsbury Home Heating Resource Booklet

The fifth edition of the Shrewsbury Home Heating Resource Booklet is here! This year's booklet is full of home heating safety and energy tips including information about fuel assistance programs, carbon monoxide awareness, cold weather and fire s...

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Read the Home Heating Resource Booklet here. Council on Aging Department